New Release: ‘The Force Awakens’ Paperback

September 27, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Alan Dean Foster’s novelization of The Force Awakens is out in paperback today and includes two short stories: “The Perfect Weapon” by Delilah S. Dawson and “Bait” by Alan Dean Foster.

Official Product Page.

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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3 Premiers Tonight

September 24, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

star-wars-rebels-season-3-posterStar Wars Rebels Season 3 premiers tonight on Disney XD 8:30 PM EDT/PDT.

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Around the Web

September 23, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic News

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations December 2016

September 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for December 2016. Here’s the Star Wars rundown which is pretty light but also pretty mysterious with two unnamed comics which will be part of an ongoing series.

Star Wars: Classified (to be announced) #1

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artists: Kamome Shirahama, Jamie McKelvie, Elsa Charretier, Rod Reis (Droids variant), Salvadore Larroca (‘thus far’ variant cover), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Annie Wu, Declan Shalvey (Droids variant), Dave Dorman

An all-new, TOP-SECRET ongoing Star Wars series begins this December…

Details: 40 pages, Rated T, $4.99
Release Date: December 7, 2016

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #6

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Mike Hawthorne

Poe Dameron is on a secret mission from General Organa herself…to escort none other than C-3PO on a dangerous mission to the planet Kaddak! Also: a sneak peek into Terex’s past…

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: December 14, 2016

Star Wars: Classified (to be announced) #2

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artists: Kamome Shirahama, Jamie McKelvie, Elsa Charretier, Rod Reis (Droids variant), Salvadore Larroca (‘thus far’ variant cover), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Annie Wu, Declan Shalvey (Droids variant), Dave Dorman

An all-new, TOP-SECRET ongoing Star Wars series begins this December…

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: December 21, 2016

Star Wars #26

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Stuart Immonen
Variant Covers: Stuart Immonen (black and white variant), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

With one of our rebel crew captured and imprisoned…we turn once more to the journals of Ben Kenobi…and a legendary adventure of Jedi Master…Yoda!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: December 28, 2016

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Clone Wars Vol. 1 TPB

Writers: John Ostrander, Haden Blackman, Scott Allie, Jeremy Barlow and more
Pencillers: Jan Duursema, Stephen Thompson, Tomas Giorello, Brian Ching, Hoon and more
Cover Artist: Hoon

The Republic is rocked by war! As the galaxy descends into conflict, Separatists target the Republic’s crucial cloning facility — and only a squadron of Starfighters and a battalion of Jedi-led clone troopers stand in the way! Meanwhile, Naboo, home of Padmé Amidala, is the next Separatist target! How will General Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker react as the Clone Wars begin? And while the battle rages, Mace Windu struggles to reunite the divided Jedi! Peacemaker Shaak Ti goes on the offensive! Aayla Secura heads undercover! Yoda holds the fate of a world in his hands! And Count Dooku pulls all the strings! Collecting STAR WARS: REPUBLIC #49-54; STAR WARS: JEDI — MACE WINDU, SHAAK TI, AAYLA SECURA, COUNT DOOKU and YODA; and material from STAR WARS TALES #14 and #19, and STAR WARS VISIONARIES.

Details: 424 pages, Rated T, $39.99
Release Date: December 28, 2016

Star Wars Vol. 4: Last Flight of the Harbinger TPB

Writers: Jason Aaron and Chris Eliopoulos
Pencilers: Jorge Molina, Mike Mayhew and Chris Eliopoulos
Cover Artist: Mike Deodato Jr.

Marvel’s epic exploration of the Star Wars galaxy continues! Take a walk on the dark side with Sgt. Kreel and an elite group of Imperial soldiers aboard the Star Destroyer Harbinger! It’s a nigh-indestructible weapon of war. It’s also the target of the rebels’ new top-secret plan. Never afraid of defying the odds, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Leia Organa are determined to make this the Harbinger’s last flight! But Kreel and his SCAR Squad specialize in taking down rebels — hard! Let battle commence! Plus: Jabba the Hutt has a problem, and he’s hired the Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan to solve it. But a certain old hermit of the dune wastes might have a little something to say about it. Then, R2-D2 goes solo! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #20-25.

Details: 144 pages, Rated T, $19.99
Release Date: January 18, 2017

Star Wars Box Set Slipcase

Celebrate Star Wars with a box set that you’ll need to be Force-strong to lift! Enjoy adaptations of every film in the series so far, plus a prelude to The Force Awakens. Follow Luke Skywalker and his fellow rebels into all-new adventures with the first collection of Marvel’s best-selling new Star Wars series, and turn to the dark side with Darth Vader’s own debut volume! Then savor a stunning gallery of Star Wars covers by Marvel’s greatest artists. It’s the ultimate celebration of cinema’s greatest sci-fi epic in comic-book form! Includes STAR WARS: EPISODE I — THE PHANTOM MENACE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE II — ATTACK OF THE CLONES PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE III — REVENGE OF THE SITH PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE IV — A NEW HOPE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE V — THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE VI — RETURN OF THE JEDI PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: JOURNEY TO THE FORCE AWAKENS — SHATTERED EMPIRE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: DARTH VADER VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: HEROES FOR A NEW HOPE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: THE MARVEL COVERS VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC and STAR WARS BOX SET POSTER.

Details: Rated T, $350.00
Release Date: April 5, 2017

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Podcasts in Review

September 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Trek, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Beyond the Vote: A Long Expected Partition jumps back into politics as Riley and Scott catch up on what’s passed and talk about what’s to come. Enjoyable as always and I hope they put out a few more episodes before the election comes to an end.

Blabba the Hutt: Episode 27 mentions their award nomination, they talk about the Darth Vader comic, the book Cinema Alchemist, the new TFA release, and for the main discussion, Kate talks about her trip to Ireland and Skellig Michael with some interview clips which are pretty interesting. Good episode with some nice insight on Ireland, beneficial if you’re thinking about going there.

Blast Points: Episode 40 features guest Darin Beaver. Darin was a senior visual effects artist for Disney Infinity and also worked on Star Wars Kinect. They talk with Daren about both games which leads to some fun stories about the infamous dance mode, the code names involved with The Force Awakens characters in Infinity, and the challenges and secrecy involved. Darin even talks about how well Disney handled the layoff process. Very interesting and entertaining episode. I highly recommend this one. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘The Force Awakens #4’

September 21, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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With a great cover, The Force Awakens #4 doesn’t offer much else. There’s a little extra Obi-Wan dialog, some nice shots of Maz Kanata, and whole lot of disappointment. Click here to read our full review.

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New Release: Vader Variants

September 21, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The only new Star Wars Marvel releases today are some Darth Vader cover variants for the second printings.

Darth Vader #20 (2nd Printing)

Darth Vader #21 (2nd Printing)

Darth Vader #22 (2nd Printing)

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Databurst From the 501st

September 21, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from September 21 to 27th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 21

  • Central Garrison will be in Bismarck, ND for Comix: Beyond the Comic Book Pages at Carmike 8 Cinema.

September 23

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton, AB for Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo from September 23 to 25th.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Newark, DE for the Relay For Life of Field of Dreams from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Lewistown, PA for the Mifflin County Marching Band Star Wars Night at Mitchell Field from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Mexican Garrison will be in Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal for La Mole Comic Con from September 23 to 25th.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Nolia, Umeå, Sweden for the Ume Tattoo Fest from September 23 to 25th.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Atlantic City, NJ for the Weird Al concert at Circus Maximus.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Walkerton, IN for the Falloween Parade at the Urey Middle School from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Kielce for Sabat Fiction-Fest from September 23 to 25th.
  • Star Garrison will be in Big Spring, TX for the Homecoming Parade.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for the H&M launch from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Norwich for The Charles Ross One Man Star Wars Show at Norwich Playhouse from 7:15 to 8:00 PM.

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Monday Funny: Fun With Wampas and Taun Tauns

September 19, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Star Wars | Leave a comment

This is what happens when you re-enact a piece of Chris Trevas artwork at Dragon*Con.

meme by John Cruz

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Around the Web

September 16, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Audiobooks, Blu-ray, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic News

Convention & Event News

World Fantasy Con announced that author Martha Wells will be the toastmaster at next year’s convention in San Antonio, TX. Continue Reading Around the Web…

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